STK-ID 12229

Dominion Air Immigration (09/06/1948): various shots of Trans-Canada Air Lines DC-6 taxiing to a stop. Sequence on British immigrants deplaning, being greeted by Honorable James MacKinnon, acting Mininster of Mines and Resources, and HL Keenleyside, Deputy Minister of Mines and Resources, including shots of 6-year-old Brian Callaghan and 6 year-old Frances McMonagle. Sequence on immigrants enjoying refreshments, children eating bananas. Shots of reporters interviewing Martin Rowe, first man off the plane. MS of Honorable MacKinnon talking with John Tompson just re-united with his wife. FOLLOW SHOTs of mother walking with her baby girl. Shots of people boarding TCA plane. Various shots of DC-6 plane taking off.


Excerpt from
High Commissioner From India/ Dominion Air Immigration
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486